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William McConnell
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Birth: Mar., 1841
Magherafelt
County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Death: Feb. 3, 1901
Matilda
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Ontario, Canada

Son of farmer Alexander McConnell Sr and Eliza Jane Workman. The family sailed to Canada about 1849 during the great potato famine, settling in Dundas County, Ontario, where their youngest daughter was born.

William was likely born in the Townland of Tamlaght O'Crilly, County Derry, Northern Ireland, five miles from Lislea where his future wife was born.

In 1870 William married Mary "May" Anderson in Prescott, Ontario. They raised four children in Dundas County, including Mary E. McConnell 1879 1915 who is reported to have died in California at age 36.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alexander McConnell (1846 - 1922)
  Elizabeth Jane Workman McConnell (1811 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Anderson McConnell (1836 - 1920)
 
 Children:
  William Thomas McConnell (1872 - 1960)*
  John A. McConnell (1873 - 1964)*
  Richard Anderson McConnell (1878 - 1907)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert McConnell (1834 - 1877)*
  James McConnell (1840 - 1866)*
  William McConnell (1841 - 1901)
  Sarah Jane McConnell Guy (1845 - 1873)*
  Charlotte McConnell Clarke (1848 - 1931)*
  Alexander McConnell (1849 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

WILLIAM McCONNELL
Died
Feb 4, 1901
Aged 59 Yrs 11 Mos
 
Burial:
South Gower Cemetery
South Gower
Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Ontario, Canada
 
Created by: Fay Carmichael
Record added: Dec 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82192566
William McConnell
Added by: Shirley Hackett
 
William McConnell
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 Added: Dec. 20, 2011
 
 
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